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will not hear or see much from president obama or mitt romney. until then you can hear from their running mates. the debate tomorrow will be on foreign policy. republican vice president paul ryan and vice president joe biden will be on the campaign trail, also ann romney is on the trail. president obama will visit many states including virginia this week. >> the commonwealth is just one of the handful of states that are a toss up. earlier this morning, david gregory joined us and said you can expect to see more of those visits in the coming weeks. >> this really becomes the fight down the stretch here in some of these key states like our own he in virginia where the obama campaign believes women voter wills be critical in their turn out to win the state of virginia. >> and you can hear more about the campaign just ahead on meet the press. david will be joined by rob portman and marco rubio, and david actixlerod. >> tomorrow the candidates will likely discuss u.s. relations with iran. the white house denies a report for an agreement on the first ever talks. the u.s. and iran agreed in principal
that up. from laurel down to the beltway, about nine minutes. >>> tonight president obama and mitt romney will meet face to face in perhaps the last time before election day. the candidates will square off in their third and final debate. it will take place at lynn university in boca raton, florida, and will focus on foreign policy. the president has been preparing at camp david, romney in florida. the campaigns used the sunday morning talk shows to appeal to voters. >> the american people have gotten to see mitt romney up close as he offers his vision of the future and what he would do as president. even more startling is the president's complete failure to put forth an agenda for the next four years. >> what he would hear is the president making a case for how we build not education system second to none, so we have the best trained workers in the world, how we get control of our energy future. >> tonight's debate begins at 9:00. you can watch it right here on nbc 4. also, we want to hear from you during and after tonight's debate. i'm going to be gathering your feedback on facebook and
to dayton, ohio. vice president biden will meet him there. mitt romney will campaign out west. he'll join mitt romney in colorado. the republican candidates will also visit nevada today. both candidates are hoping last night's third and final debate gives them a boost going forward. president obama criticized mitt romney's foreign policy views and called them outdated. he used his stance on russia as an example. >> a few months ago when you were asked the biggest geopolitical threat facing america is russia. not al qaeda, middle east. call the 1980s and ask for their foreign policy because the cold war has been over for 20 years. >> and mitt romney countered saying the president has made this country weaker with his policy. >> and i call it an apology tour going to the middle east and criticizing america. i think they saw that as weakness. then when there were dissidents in the streets of tehran, a green revolution, holding signs saying, is america with us? the president was silent. i think they noticed that as well. >> romney also claims iran is four years closer to having a nuclear weap
. corkins has already pled not guilty to the first set of charges he faced. >>> mitt romney will continue his tour of battle ground states. he flies from ohio to ames, iowa, where his campaign will deliver what it calls a closing argument. the presidential candidate will return to ohio later today. president obama will campaign in ohio on monday. he's staying here in the district today. he returned late last night from a marathon 40-hour campaign trip, which included stops in eight states. one of those states was illinois, where he voted yesterday afternoon. today the president heads to georgetown university. he will tape an mtv special in which he will answer young voters' questions. >>> as both campaigns target swing states, one new poll seems to show mitt romney gaining momentum nationwide. romney has a 50%-47% lead over the president. it's the first time in the campaign the former governor has reached the 50% mark, and the economy may be to thank. when asked who they trust most to handle the economy, likely voters give romney a 52-43% advantage over the president. it's the first time
:02 now. >>> president obama and mitt romney both claiming victory in their third and final debate. the candidates focused on foreign policy. they went back and forth on several issues, including iran, afghanistan, and iraq. the conversation got particularly heated when romney suggested the president made us weaker by going on a so-called apology tour of the middle east shortly after taking office. >> the president began what i've called an apology tour of going to various nations in the middle east and criticizing america. i think they looked at that and saw weakness. then when there were dissidents in the streets of tehran, a green revolution, holding signs saying, is america with us? the president was silent. >> nothing governor romney just said is true. starting with this notion of me apologizing. this has been probably the biggest whopper that's been told during the course of this campaign. and every fact checker and every reporter has looked at it, governor, and said this is not true. >> romney also criticized the president for not going to israel on his first trip to the mid
to the finish line. president obama and mitt romney flying across the country today. they've got campaign stops in the states that could determine the election. today the president will make stops in iowa's quad cities area and denver. he will later fly to l.a. for an appearance on "the tonight show" before heading to vegas. mitt romney will campaign in reno. the republican presidential nominee making stops in cedar rapids, iowa, and end the day in cincinnati. he'll make three stops in ohio. both candidates kicked off the final stretch with their running mates. president obama kicked off in florida before meeting up with vice president joe biden in ohio. mitt romney visited colorado and nevada with paul ryan. >> this is a status quo candidacy, going forward with the same policies of the last four years. that's why his campaign is slipping, and ours is gaining so much steam. >> you can choose a foreign policy that's reckless and wrong, or you can choose the foreign polic that joe and i have been applying that's steady and strong. you can choose to turn back the clock 50 years for women and immig
the hash tag dctalks. until then you won't hear much from mitt romney or president obama. you will hear from their running mates. they're working through the battleground states this weekend. yesterday the candidates may have been a thousand miles away, but voters in ohio got similar messages, that their votes could decide this election. >> you have such a huge say so in all of this. ohio is the battleground of battleground states. >> we need you. we need you. with you, we can take florida and we take florida this election is over. >>> romney's wife ann was also out and attended a breast cancer awareness event in florida. the president will be in richard monday on thursday. >> the candidates will discuss u.s. relations with iran and the u.s. denies a report on the first ever one on one talks about iran's nuclear program. the u.s. and iran agreed in principal to negotiate, but iran insists the talks will wait until after the election. in a statement though, the national security council said it's not true that they agreed to one-on-one talks or any meeting unti after the elections. >> ma
at home. that's the right path. so read my plan, compare it to governor romney's... and decide which is better for you. it's an honor to be your president... and i'm asking for your vote... so together, we can keep moving america forward. i'm barack obama and i approve this message. >>> tracking sandy this moing. we have live pictures from rehoboth beach, already feeling the effects of this monster storm. the category 1 hurricane has its sights set on the east coast and coastal communities like rehoboth beach and many through north carolina and new jersey are bracing for impact to see where this storm might make landfall. our area may not get a direct hit from sandy but we could still feel the effects. >> many cities and counties are putting resources in place. joining us is prince george's county executive. >> thank you for having me. >> you've started the process of notifying residents. you're pushing out alerts by social media and e-mail? >> that's correct. people can get updates on what's going on by going to the prince george's county website and signing up for notify me and the
be a week away, but mitt romney plans on delivering what his campaign calls a closing argument today. the republican presidential nominee will give the major speech in iowa. he'll head there from ohio. romney made three stops in the buckeye state, including this rally in worthington. president obama is back in washington after his grueling 40-hour campaign trip. he returned late last night. today he'll return to georgetown university to tape a tv special with young voters. >>> as candidates look to make a push towards election day, one poll gives romney the momentum heading into the final days. the abc news tracking poll gives romney a 50-47% lead over the president. it's the first time in the campaign the governor has reached the 50% mark, and the economy may be to thank for that. when asked who do they trust the most to handle the economy, likely voters gave romney a 52-43% advantage over the president. it's the first time either candidate has had a clear lead on that issue. another poll shows that some of the most important swing states are still practically in a dead heat. in col
by little. >>> onto decision 2012. tonight president obama and mitt romney will meet face to face for perhaps the last time before election taye. >> the candidates will face off in the third and final debate on the campus of lynn university in boca raton, florida. it will focus strictly on foreign policy. the president has been preparing in camp david. >> and romney has been preparing in florida. their campaigns used the sunday morning talk shows to appeal to voters. >> and we can expect tonight a lot of discussion on libya and iran. could get pretty heated, especially based on the last debate between romney and president obama. want to remind you, we want to hear from you during the debate. i'm going to gather your feedback and watch your comments on twitter. unjoin the conversation by using the hash tag on twitter, dctalks. tonight may be the president's last chance to win over undecided vote errs in a race t appears to be far from decided. >> president obama and mitt romney are tied among likely voters in the latest cbs news/wall street journal poll. the president held a slim l
the election, president obama and mitt romney are making a final push for your vote, including several stops in our backyard. plus we have some breaking news on i-95 north in virginia this morning. good morning, everyone. i'm aaron gilchrist. >> and i'm eun yang. welcome to "news 4 today" for this wednesday, october 24th, 2012. we're going to take a live look outside at 5:01. 64 degrees. time for weather and traffic on the ones. meteorologist tom kierein feeling a little more like summer in the past few days. >> you know it's not going to last long. >> i'm enjoying it while it lasts. >> let's savor it while we can. big changes coming in for the weekend. right now increasing clouds coming in from the west. speckles of green on the storm team 4 radar image, clouds in west virginia and western maryland. a lot of them are not reaching the ground. elsewhere, we have increasing clouds throughout much of the area. temperatures are milder this morning. mid-50s in arlington, fairfax, montgomery, prince george's counties. d.c. now near 60. right near the chesapeake bay, near 60 as well. and weather ob
be a major headache this morning for mitt romney. good morning and welcome to "news 4 today." i'm eun yang. >> and i'm aaron gilchrist. turn back the clock. it says wednesday, october 24th right now, but it's not going to feel like fall today. already temperatures in the 60s for some of us. by later today, the temperatures really going to sky rocket. >> we're going to enjoy it while it lasts. tom kierein is here with our forecast. tom, good morning. >> this time of year we don't have as much daylight as we do in august, so any spike in the temperature is not going to last as long, but it may briefly feel like summer by midafternoon. >>> right now it is off to a balmy start around the metro area, else where, where you see the moving green on storm team 4 satellite image, that's a light rain. just a very few sprinkles trying to reach the ground in loudoun county and farther west in eastern west virginia and western maryland, it is tracking east. you might briefly need an umbrella from the shenandoah valley and blue ridge east here and around the metro area over another couple of hours. right
week. >>> mitt romney will spend all of today in ohio. he'll take a bus tour across the state with stops in cincinnati, worthington and defiance. it is quite a contrast from yesterday. the republican presidential touching down in all four time zones in the continental united states. he had rallies in nevada, colorado, and iowa before ending day in cincinnati. >> you can boil what he's saying down to four simple words, and that is more of the same. we don't want more of the same. we can't afford four more years like the last four years. that's why we -- paul ryan and i have a plan with five simple steps. these steps are going to get america's economy just cooking again. >> paul ryan campaigned yesterday in ohio. he spoke at cleveland state university. no republican has ever lost in ohio and won the white house. >>> today, different sides of maryland's gay marriage debate will be at gallaudet university. they won't be there to demonstrate against each other, though. instead they'll be there to support the school's chief diversity officer angela mccaskill. dr. mccaskill was place
to supporters in delray beach, florida, and then fly to ohio and campaign with vice president biden. mitt romney will campaign with paul ryan today in colorado. both are looking for a boost from their third and final debate. they argued over foreign policy issues. iran's nuclear program dominated part of the debate. mitt romney accused president obama of allowing iran to get closer to gaining a nuclear weapon. the president claimed his republican rival actually empowered iran. >> we're four yards closer to a nuclear iran, and we should not have wasted these four years in the point they were able to spin these centrifuges and get closer. >> the fact is, while we were coordinating an international coalition, you were still invested in a chipese state oil company that was doing business with the iranian oil sector. >> president obama also said reports that the u.s. and iran are planning to meet after the election are not true. the debate might have focused on foreign policy, but the conversation often shifted to domestic issues, including the bailout of the auto industry. >> look, i think anybody o
voting begins in the district. this comes as president obama and mitt romney get ready to square off in their final debate tonight. the candidates are tied amongst likely voters in the latest nbc news/wall street journal poll. the president led by three points before that first debate. ♪ . >>> it just isn't the candidates hitting the campaign trail. bruce springsteen will be performing on behalf of the campaign tomorrow in charlottesville, virginia. the free event will take place at the downtown mall. the boss has also played in ohio and iowa for the president's re-election campaign. >>> meanwhile, romney isn't saying whether he'd be open to one-on-one talks with iran over the nuclear many practice. they asked him about it as he watched a touch football game between his staff and reporters covering his campaign. romney wouldn't answer. the issue of iran is likely to be one of the key questions at tonight's debate. >>> the u.s. may not be close to sitting down with iran to discuss its nuclear program after all. the white house is denying a new york times report that the two sides ha
a rally planned. former president bill clinton will be by his side. >>> romney's wife will be in virginia as well. ann romney will campaign across the commonwealth. her husband will campaign for a second straight day in ohio before heading to iowa. he took a bus tour across ohio yesterday. in this event in defiance near toledo, he vowed to work with democrats if he's elected. >> i'll do something that's not been done in washington for a long time. i'll reach across this aisle. their good democrats who love this country and good republicans who love this country. i'm going to meet with both. i'm going to meet regularly with democrats and republicans and work together to solve our problems. >> romney will campaign in florida tomorrow. he'll head to virginia on sunday. >>> no one ever said running for president was cheap, and it looks like this election could be the most expensive in american history. donations for both president obama and his republican challenger mitt romney have passed the $2 billion mark. that number is from mostly private donations but also includes funds from political
this afternoon to vote. he'll end the day back here in washington. mitt romney will focus his campaign efforts in ohio. he is spending a whole day in the buckeye state with visits to cincinnati, worthington, and defiance. the republican presidential nominee has good reason to campaign hard in ohio. no gop nominee has ever lost there and won the white house. >>> romney's running mate will campaign today in virginia. paul ryan will speak this afternoon in bristol. he'll also stop in charlottesville this evening. romney will return to virginia this weekend, he has events scheduled in haymarket, richmond and virginia beach on sunday. >>> the son of virginia congressman jim moran says he doesn't want to be a distraction. patrick moran resigned from his father's campaign following accusations he tried to help commit voter fraud. undercover video from the group surfaced recently, showing what looks like moran talking to a man claiming to be a field director who is concerned about the election. he talks to patrick moran about trying to skirt virginia voter i.d. laws to cast multiple ballots. moran sug
of their campaign stops. mitt romney is canceling his sunday night rally in virginia beach and still plans to keep two other stops in the state earlier in the day, one of which is at battlefield high school in haymarket. a stop by president obama in prince william county monday with former president bill clinton may also be in jeopardy. the campaign says they will monitor the storm to decide whether to reschedule. >>> first lady michelle obama is back in washington this morning after experiencing some flight problems last night. the first lady's plane was delayed in las vegas where she was doing some campaigning there yesterday. the aircraft was held up for about three hours because of mechanical problems. there is no word on what exactly those problems were but the flight eventually took off around midnight eastern time. >>> senate majority leader harry reid is out of a nevada hospital this morning. he suffered minor head and rib injuries after a chain reaction crash on a las vegas interstate. senator reid's security detail took him to the hospital just as a precaution. >> glad he's okay. >>> and
:00. >>> mitt romney also spending the day campaigning in ohio. he'll take a bus tour across the buckeye state. yesterday, the republican presidential nominee covered four time zones with stops in nevada, colorado, and iowa before ending the day in cincinnati. he told supporters in cedar rapids, iowa, that the obama campaign is getting desperate. >> they have been unable to lay out an agenda for what they're going to do to help america. they have been unable to defend and describe what they'd do to get our economy going again. that's why with a president that's out of ideas and excuse, why on november 6th you'll make sure to put him out of office. >> romney's running mate paul ryan campaigned in ohio yesterday. he talked about creating jobs at cleveland state university. >>> the son of virginia congressman jim moran is giving his side of the story. patrick moran resigned from his father's campaign following an accusation of trying to commit voter fraud. undercover video shows what looks like moran talking to moran talking to a field director who is concerned about the election. he talks about
and contraception seemed a bit extreme. so i looked into it. turns out, romney doesn't oppose contraception at all. in fact, he thinks abortion should be an option in cases of rape, incest, or to save a mother's life. this issue's important to me, but i'm more concerned about the debt our children will be left with. i voted for president obama last time, but we just can't afford four more years. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >>> we want to take you live to rehoboth beach where the tide is starting to rise. it's pretty misty. we just checked in with erica gonzalez. the winds are starting to pick up this way. we continue to track sandy, a storm that's killed 58 people in the caribbean. >> there's evacuation orders posted for that area. everyone wants to know, when is it going to get here? >> it will have impact from here to new england, and in parts of the midwest. heavy rain, lots of wind and some snow. let's get it broken down for you. right now this is what's going on with sandy. there is a live view from our city camera showing just a few clouds over the washington monum
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